Bryant & Sturgis (Boston, Mass.)
Shipping merchants of Boston, Mass. formed in 1810 by John Bryant and William Sturgis; involved in trade with west coast and China.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Note:: The collection includes waste books, journals, ledgers, and letter books (including one of John Perkins Cushing). There are statements of account of William Sturgis, 1827-1861 (with gaps); a journal (diary) of Charles H. Hammatt, Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, 1823-1825.
Overview: Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Massachusetts, principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.
Overview: Business records of the Forbes family of Milton, Mass., commission merchants engaged in the China trade during the nineteenth century. Records include correspondence, financial material, and business papers relating to the China trade.
Overview: Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.
Overview: Letter books, accounts of investments, and business records of Elisha T. Loring, his estate, and records of family business interests in Loring Brothers & Company.